Have you considered using Pinterest for your job search?

Right now Pinterest is still a growing social media site on the Internet  Pinterest is the fourth-most-popular social media platform in America. It outranks Snapchat, LinkedIn, Twitter and WhatsApp.  So if you aren’t on it, go check it out.  Pinterest has more than 250 million monthly active users.  That means people who are looking for jobs and people who are hiring are using Pinterest.

If you are already addicted to pinning dessert recipes and exercise tips, take some time to pin for your job search as well.

Pinterest For Your Job Search

Using Pinterest For Your Job Search

Follow these tips to use Pinterest to help you land the job of your dreams.

1. Create a Portfolio Board

Start by turning your resume into a portfolio. Create boards based on your work experience, awards, accomplishments, degrees, certificates, and even your hobbies and interests. We do however recommend you stay away from controversial topics like politics.

2. Professional or Community Organization Boards

Next, create a board that showcases the professional or volunteer community organizations that you are involved with. Make sure to describe any committees or offices you may have held.

3. Follow Company Boards

Then find the companies you want to work for. Small and large companies figured out the sales and marketing value of Pinterest early on. By following these company boards, you can learn a lot about each company’s culture, focus and overall brand. These insights can help you stand above other applicants.

4. Follow Career Experts

Lastly, follow career experts. Career experts are using Pinterest to help job seekers with career advice and inspiration. Follow CareerFind here, we have lots of tips on job search, interview tips, career happiness, and work/life balance.

Happy Pinning!

Help For Your Job Search

If you need help with creating a resume, interviewing, or other job search items, contact Rachel Schneider at YourCareerFind.com.

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